Dress It Up Halloween Flower Bouquet

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by Dress It Up Design Team

Dress It Up Halloween Flower Bouquet

Make flowers for a Halloween treat!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint. Download and print project template.
  • 2
    Vase: Spray paint vase Black. (Tip: use spray several thin coats of paint rather than one thick coat.)
    Once Black is dry, spraythe vase with Glitter Gold and let it dry.
  • 3
    Purple Poppy:
    Trace Poppy template onto Purple Heart cardstock. Vary the size if desired.
    Shape the edges of the petals using a pencil.
    Cut, fold and glue the bottom of each petal to form a cup shape.
    Create a flat spiral on one end of a floral wire stem.
    Layer and glue the large cupped petals on first and then the smaller interior ones.
    Decorate the center using Halloween buttons of your choice (as shown, project uses Candy Corn).
    For the leaves cut an oval shape pointed at one end. Fold in half and glue to the base. Use as many as desired to cover the wire spiral.
    If desired smudge some White chalk on the petal edges for contrast.
  • 4
    Chinese Chrysanthemum:
    Trace Chinese Chrysanthemum onto Orange and White chevron cardstock. Vary the size if desired.
    Curl the petals using the closed flat edge of your scissors. At the base of the petal place the edge of the closed scissors blades on one side of the petal and your thumb on the other. Run the scissors and your thumb up the petal to curl it. (Tip: if you are using two sided paper remember to curl all your petals in the same direction.)
    Cut a circle for your center out of the paper.
    Cut a skinny strip of the tissue paper. Pleat fold it and glue around the outer edge of the circle.
    Glue the petals to the bottom of the paper disk so they curl over the center.
    Add a few petals to the base curling in the opposite direction.
    Decorate the center with buttons of your choice (as shown, project uses Spooktacular and Things That Make You Go Boo).
    Create a flat spiral at one end of the floral wire.
    Glue your flower to the top.
    For the leaves, cut a Holly shape on Green Bean cardstock folded in half and glue to cover the wire stem.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Dress It Up Buttons Candy Corn 104241410
  • Dress It Up Buttons Things That Make You Go Boo 104241391
  • Dress It Up Buttons Spooktacular 104767206
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Purple Heart 104059158
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Green Bean 104059212
  • American Crafts 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock Orange Chevron 104814780
  • Vase of Your Choice
  • Flower Punch of Your Choice
  • Design Master Colortool 12 oz. Spray Paint Flat Black 104180265
  • Design Master Glitter Spray Paint 5.5 oz Gold 104180287 (optional - see step 2)
  • Panacea Stem Wire 18 gauge 18 inch Green 104456104
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 10 pc. 20 inch x 26 inch Green 104127645
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Crayola Chalk White 104258500 (optional - see step 3)
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
Download Project Template